P.Mich.inv. 3210 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3210
Processing Number
1874
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto (written across the fibres); Verso is blank
Connections
Papers of Eirene, daughter of Orpheus (see S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hell.Egypt, p. 158-160)
Material
Pap
Size
12.3 x 17.8 cm
Items
1
Lines
Col. i - 11;
Col. ii - 5
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
Broken along on eof the vertical folds, damaged along another one
Palaeographic Description
A medium-sized, semi-cursive hand. (Schuman). - Recto written across the fibres
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
September 30, 177 B.C.[?]
Origin
Probably Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Provenance
Probably Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
November 1925; Acquired from Brummer
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Eirene, daughter of Orpheus
Type of Text/Title of Work
Receipt for Payment of Money
Content
Receipt, addressed to Donax, Tesenouphis, Nikis, and Leontiskos, for the payment of four talents on the total amount to be paid to Eirene for fig and pomegranate crops farmed out to them. The 5 lines of col. II were an addition, to be inserted in col. I, after l. 6, as indicated by the mark in the margin of that line.
Persons
Eirene daughter of Orpheus, (wife of Agamemnon, Maketa) (see S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hell.Egypt, p. 158-160);
Donax;
Tesenouphis (son of Petous, Arsinoites) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 183; 200; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
Neikis (Nikis);
Leontiskos (son of Leontiskos, Perses tes epigones) (see also P.Mich. III, 182-183; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122)
Translation
Eirene, daughter of Orpheus, to Donax, Tesenouphis, NIkis, and Leontiskos, greeting. I have received from you toward the payment for the fig and pomegranate crops in the . . . garden <read: olive orchard?> belonging to me, which you contracted for from me for the fourth year, the 4 talents of copper, making a total of twelve, as specified previously in the agreement. Farewell. Year 4, Mesore 30.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich III Schuman VB 1936 193 Schuman VB, PMich III, 193, 1936 -- BL III, 110 (date); BL VIII, 212 (col. II, l. 4-55; bibliography) BL III, 110 (date); BL VIII, 212 (col. II, l. 4-55; bibliography)
Light from Ancient Letters White JL 1986 33 White JL, Light from Ancient Letters, 33, 1986

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
P.Col.Zen. II, p. 195 and 201; S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hellenistic Egypt (Detroit, 1990[2]) p. 158-160

Availability/System Requirements

Scanner Initials
CT
Date Scanned
7/30/1996
Institution
sc

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-177
Year End
-177

Technical Details

Image Size
2965 x 2272
File Size
240 KB
Record
1874
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1874/3210_a.tif

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